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πλα^γι-άζω , (πλάγιος)
A.turn sideways, “τὸν ἵππονPoll.1.204 ; in wrestling, throw sideways, Id.3.155 ; of ships, π. πρὸς ἀντίους τοὺς ἐτησίας sail athwart the trade-winds, Luc.Nav.9; dub. sens. in App. BC5.88.
2. hold aslant, “κάτοπτρονAch.Tat.Intr.Arat.21.
3. Pass., πλαγιαζέσθω τὰ τρήματα let the holes be made obliquely, Apollod.Poliorc.151.6; “κύλινδρος ἀπὸ τῆς ὀρθότητος -ασθείςHierocl. in CA 24p.474M.
4. lead astray, LXXEz.14.5 ; pervert, ἐπ᾽ ἀδίκοις δίκαιον ib.Is.29.21 : abs., use tortuous methods, “π. καὶ τεχνιτεύεινPh.2.432 ; π. φωνὴν πρᾶξιν in word or deed, Plu.Dem.13.
II. strike with the flat of the sword, D.C.40.53(Pass.).
III. Gramm., inflect, decline, Sch.rec.S.El.365.
2. Pass., πεπλαγίασται λόγος, of Tragic irony, Sch.S.OT137, 1183.
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    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 29.21
    • Plutarch, Demosthenes, 13
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